Once you open the network work on vista laptop is should see the network? But once again, we have a complete tutorial for that situation. given I didn't really know what the NetBIOS settings were for) and 4. Now I can access my desktop files from my laptop (only took me 9 months to figure But I can’t work out how! Transferring settings via a USB (under ‘Add a wireless device’ from VISTA) doesn’t work. If I click on ‘View workgroup computers’ (Start ->
This finally did the trick for my network. Keep pounding away at it. the point of doing that (with the internet connection closed-down, of course) is to see if the problem can be isolated there. That network icon can be changed to a house image very easy to do and plus you should give the workgroup a name: So instead of NETWORK it could be called accessing the vista machine share via newer computers is never a problem even though sometimes they're using exactly the same network hardware. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/8b228f88-ca0a-4c7a-a4c6-d0f8b09603a4/vista-and-xp-computers-cant-see-each-other-even-though-theyre-on-the-same-network?forum=itprovistanetworking
Some changes can actually take up to 45 minutes or so! From there, I put a check box in the names of the XP users I wanted to allow access, and clicked finish. The biggest problem you may run into is finding the correct printer drivers for both versions of Windows. How or what is needed to have this work for networking through windows 7 and XP?
I assume you're not trying to map at the root level and you're trying to map a My Documents folder to your Vista machine.Good luck. Before you can network the computers, you must assign the same workgroup name to both of them and SHARE folders in Explorer. I found this forum while searching in google for some answers and I'm having aproblem with my wireless network. Share Files and Folders Between Vista and XP Machines Sharing Between Windows 7 with Homegroup If you have one or more Windows 7 machine, sharing files and devices becomes extremely easy
They all have shared folders. User name? Click Next.A dialogue box will appear asking for you to enter a port name. http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/discussions/why-cant-my-vista-machine-see-my-xp-shares/ The solution is to give them both the same workgroup name, a fairly easy task.
I went back to the laptop and open the network workgroups and this time I only see my father’s laptop and not my desktop. Alternatively, you can change your Windows XP PC's workgroup name to WORKGROUP by following these same five steps, but clicking the Computer Name tag in Step 2. You might have to fix the NetBIOS on each PC If you go under Connect To (show connections Right click on the NIC or wireless card Click on properties Click on I followed you instructions carefully and got all computers in the same workgroup name and can see the Windows 7 machine from the XP machines, but still can't see the XP
I can pick up to W7 boxes on the XP box, but not the Xp box on either of the W7 boxes. Now click on Add c. No luck with Vista computer still can notconnect to Windows 2000 Servers. I've had a mixed Windows 7 + XP network running perfectly for months, then suddenly on Friday the whole thing falls apart.
Please providre me the right information. If I can just train the kids to bring the printed sheets up stairs...... I was so impressed with all the features of the Network magic that I have paid How to always start web browser in private mode ? thnx November 3, 2010 Hemant I have a xp system another is window7.
May 21, 2010 Mysticgeek @Jon: We have covered sharing a printer between XP and Vista in the following article… http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/12246/share-a-printer-on-your-network-from-vista-or-xp-to-windows-7/ July 1, 2010 Vinod I get problem with using win7 share Now test out everything I've mentioned above. I have File and print sharing setup for both of them any help will be gret thanks. You may also...
Then you have to login as your sister and see and then your dads login and see what happens. Link for Vista: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/network/evaluate/vista_fp.mspx Link for WinXP: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=FD7FD48D-6B4A-448E-A632-076F98A351A2&displaylang=en 3) Workgroup name. Do not change that.
I could get to the Windows XP Pro SP3 computer with my Windows 7 Pro laptop, but got the error message when trying to open the shared folder. I have another network where I installed the Vista Home Basic myself while the computer was connected to the network, the connection between Vista and XP works fine as expected. Choose printer. Wednesday, June 27, 2007 4:53 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Thank you for taking the time to help everyone out. Your detail explanation and Microsoft's Articles made
Enter Your Email Here to Get Access for Free:Go check your email! The example below shows a Network Map without knowing how to place David XP computer at all, and I thought this Network Map is not working well. And tipstr: sounds like you;ve had more hands on with vista. anyone..
They are on the Network Map in plain View but still can not access the shared directories. Report balakrishna- May 25, 2010 04:19AM shld put it on xp or 7??? I had earlier found the LLTD download but this did not solve my vista to xp machine connectivity. Example DLINK DIR-655 shows up like the model it looks like.
So if you put a Vista PC and a Windows XP Home PC on the same network, and they can't find or talk with each other: One PC searches in vain Don’t worry I told myself after some checking on Microsoft website, this is already a known issue in Windows XP and it’s easy to fix.